2021-22 Events

COVID-19 Protocols for public events: Facial coverings (masks) are required in the Dalton Center Recital Hall and Lecture Hall for public events. Proof of vaccination is not required, unless specified for a particular event and noted on the calendar listing below. Thank you for your cooperation.

  • September

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Sept. 22, 2021  — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Megan Crawford, Violin
    Dalton Center Recital Hall 
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    MASTER CLASS
    Thursday, Sept. 23, 2021 — 7 pm — Free
    Ryan Noe, Trumpet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 — 1 pm — Free
    Adrian Anantawan, Violin
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Wednesday, Sept. 29, 2021 — 2 pm — Free
    Adrian Anantawan, Violin
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    Thursday, Sept. 30, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    University Jazz Orchestra — Scott Cowan, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
    Purchase Tickets

  • October

    GUEST ARTIST RECITAL
    Saturday, Oct. 2, 2021 — 8 pm — Free
    Dan Mattson, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Jazz Lab Band — John Hébert, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 — 1 pm — Free
    Ellen Rose, Viola
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 — 3 pm — Free
    Ellen Rose, Viola
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Oct. 6, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Ellen Rose, Viola
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    MASTER CLASS
    Thursday, Oct. 7, 2021 — 4:30 pm — Free
    Ryan Keberle, Trombone
    Dalton Center Room 1130

     

    Saturday, Oct. 9, 2021 — 8 pm — Free
    University Symphony Orchestra — Andrew Koehler, Conductor
    with Stulberg Silver Medalist Sean Yu, Cello Soloist
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    Sunday, Oct. 10, 2021 — 3 pm — Free
    University Wind Symphony — Scott Boerma, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    Monday, Oct. 11, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Symphonic Band — Trey Harris, Conductor
    University Concert Band — Mary Land, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    CHORAL SHOWCASE
    Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 — 3 pm — Charge
    Featuring Amphion, Anima, and University Chorus
    First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo
    Program
    Sold Out

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Oct. 27, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Nodes Project
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

    GC SNEAK PREVIEW
    Friday, Oct. 29, 2021 — 8 pm — Charge
    Gold Company — Greg Jasperse, Director
    GC II — Liz Townsend, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

  • November

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Nov. 3, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    WESTERN WINDS — Scott Boerma, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

     

    STUDENT RECITAL
    Thursday, Nov. 4, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Russell Brown Brass Quintet

    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    JAZZ MASTERS SERIES
    Friday, Nov. 5, 2021 — 8 pm — Charge
    säje
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 — 10:30 am — Free
    Christian Euman, Drums
    Dalton Center Room 1120

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 — noon — Free
    Chris Van Hof, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    ALUMNI RECITAL
    Saturday, Nov. 6, 2021 — 4 pm — Free
    Chris Van Hof, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    Friday, Nov. 12, 2021 — 8 pm — Charge
    Sunday, Nov. 14, 2021 — 3 pm — Charge
    University Symphony Orchestra — Andrew Koehler, Conductor
    with WMU Opera — Carl Ratner, Director
    Miller Auditorium
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    Program

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Nov. 17, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Western Wind Quintet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

     

    STUDENT RECITAL
    Thursday, Nov. 18, 2021 — 5 pm — Free
    Graduate Brass Quintet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    BIG BAND SWING CONCERT
    Saturday, Nov. 20, 2021 — 8 pm — Charge
    University Jazz Orchestra — Scott Cowan, Director
    University Jazz Lab Band — John Hébert, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
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    Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 — 3 pm — Free
    University Wind Symphony — Scott Boerma, Director
    University Symphonic Band — Trey Harris, Director
    Miller Auditorium
    Program — Program notes

     

    FACULTY RECITAL
    Sunday, Nov. 21, 2021 — 3 pm — Free
    Lori Sims, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

    Rescheduled to Nov. 29

     

    Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Western Horn Choir — Lin Baird, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 — 5 pm — Free
    Jazz Combo Showcase
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    FACULTY RECITAL
    Monday, Nov. 29, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Lori Sims, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — 
    Livestream
    Rescheduled to Dec. 10

     

    Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Student Composers Concert II
    Virtual Concert — YouTube Premiere
    Program

  • December

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Dec. 1, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Western Jazz Collective
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

     

    Friday, Dec. 3, 2021 — 8 pm — Charge
    Advanced Jazz Ensemble — Andrew Rathbun, Director
    with Special Guest Tim Hagans, Trumpet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

     

    CHORAL CHRISTMAS
    Saturday, Dec. 4, 2021 — 4 pm and 7:30 pm — Sold Out
    Featuring Amphion, Anima, and University Chorale
    Kalamazoo First Presbyterian Church
    Program

     

    Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 — 1:30 pm — Free
    Birds on A Wire — David Colson, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 — 3 pm — Charge
    BRONCO MARCHING BAND — Trey Harris, Director
    Miller Auditorium
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

     

    BRASS FOR THE HOLIDAYS
    Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Holiday Brass Ensemble
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
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    Cancelled

     

    Tuesday, Dec. 7, 2021 —7:30 pm — Free
    University Percussion Ensemble — Marja Kerney, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    Thursday, Dec. 9, 2021 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Concert Band — Mary Land, Director
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    FACULTY RECITAL
    Friday, Dec. 10, 2021 — 8 pm — Free
    Lori Sims, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    HOLIDAY CONCERT
    Sunday, Dec. 12, 2021 — 3 pm — Charge
    UNIVERSITY BANDS
    Miller Auditorium
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

  • January

    MASTER CLASS
    Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2022 — 7 pm — Free
    Sebastian Vera, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, Jan. 19, 2022 — 1 pm — Free
    Sebastian Vera, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Jan. 26, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Western Brass Quintet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Rescheduled to Feb. 22

  • February

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022 — 1 pm — Free
    Henning Schröder, Saxophone, and Yu-Lien The, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
     
    CANCELLED 

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Feb. 2, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Henning Schröder, Saxophone, and Yu-Lien The, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
    POSTPONED to Feb. 16

     

    Thursday, Feb. 3, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    University Jazz Orchestra — Scott Cowan, Director
    University Jazz Lab Band — John Hébert, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
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    Program

     

    Saturday, Feb. 5, 2022 — 8 pm — Free
    University Symphony Orchestra — Andrew Koehler, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    Wednesday, Feb. 9, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Guest Artist Recital — Sergei Kvitko, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    FACULTY AND GUEST RECITAL
    Thursday, Feb. 10, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Chris Biggs, Live Electronics, and Ben Schmidt-Swartz, Saxophone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 15, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Western Winds — Scott Boerma, Conductor
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    Program

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Feb. 16, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Henning Schröder, Saxophone, and Yu-Lien The, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
    Purchase Tickets
    Program

     

    Sunday, Feb. 20, 2022 — 3 pm — Free
    University Wind Symphony — Scott Boerma, Conductor
    University Concert Band — Mary Land, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    Monday, Feb. 21, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Symphonic Band — Trey Harris, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium
    Program

     

    Tuesday, Feb. 22, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Faculty Recital — Western Brass Quintet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
    Program

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022 — 1 pm — Free
    Sang Mee Lee, Violin
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, Feb. 23, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Sang Mee Lee, Violin
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

     

    Thursday, Feb. 24, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Guest Artist Recital — Stephan Crump, Double Bass
    Dalton Center Lecture Hall
    Program

     

    CHORAL SHOWCASE
    Sunday, Feb. 27, 2022 — 3 pm — Free
    Featuring Amphion, Anima, and University Chorale
    First Baptist Church, Kalamazoo
    Program

  • March

    MASTER CLASS
    Tuesday, March 1, 2022 — 7 pm — Free
    Yu Tamaki, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — 1 pm — Free
    Yu Tamaki, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall
    Program

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, March 2, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Yu Tamaki, Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Program

     

    WESTERN INVITATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
    Friday, March 4, 2022 — 8 pm — Charge
    Helen Sung, Jazz Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
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    WESTERN INVITATIONAL JAZZ FESTIVAL
    Saturday, March 5, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    University Jazz Orchestra — Scott Cowan, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
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    MICHIGAN ASTA PRESENTS
    Monday, March 7, 2022 — 8 am — Free
    Chamber Music Festival
    Dalton Center

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Monday, March 14, 2022 — 2 pm — Free
    Euclid String Quartet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    GUEST ARTIST RECITAL
    Monday, March 14, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Euclid String Quartet
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    ALUMNI RECITAL
    Tuesday, March 15, 2022 — 5:30 pm — Free
    Mingyuan Yang, Bassoon
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    GUEST ARTIST RECITAL
    Tuesday, March 15, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Jason Hausback, Bass Trombone
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    SOUTHWESTERN MICHIGAN VOCAL FESTIVAL
    Thursday, March 17, 2022 — 7 pm — Free
    University Chorale — Kimberly Dunn Adams, Director
    with Jonathan Talberg, Guest Conductor
    Miller Auditorium

     

    Monday, March 21, 2022 — 5 pm — Free
    WMU Drum Choir — Keith Hall, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    Monday, March 21, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    WMU Flute Choir — Martha Councell-Vargas, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    GC44: SONGBIRDS IN SPRING
    Friday, March 25, 2022 — 8 pm — Charge
    Saturday, March 26, 2022 — 8 pm — Charge
    Sunday, March 27, 2022 — 2 pm — Charge
    Gold Company — Greg Jasperse, Director
    GC II — Liz Townsend, Director
    Featuring Special Guest Rosana Eckert
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream (3/26 only)
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    Monday, March 28, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Tuba/Euphonium Ensemble — Chance Trottman-Huiet, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, March 30, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Shanna Pranaitis, Flute
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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  • April

    Sunday, April 3, 2022 — 3 pm — Free
    Birds On A Wire — Mary Kothman, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    Monday, April 4, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    WMU Trombone Choir — Steve Wolfinbarger, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    Tuesday, April 5, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Jazz Lab Band — John Hébert, Director
    University Jazz Orchestra — Scott Cowan, Director
    featuring AfroHORN Jazz Ensemble
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, April 6, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    The Crossing, Donald Nally, Conductor
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    Proof of COVID-19 vaccination required.

     

    Thursday, April 7, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    GC II — Liz Townsend, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    CHORAL SHOWCASE
    Saturday, April 9, 2022 — 8 pm — Free
    Featuring Amphion, Anima, and University Chorale
    Miller Auditorium

    Sunday, April 10, 2022 — 3 pm — Free
    University Symphonic Band — Trey Harris, Conductor
    University Concert Band — Mary Land, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium

     

    Sunday, April 10, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Percussion Ensemble — Marja Kerney, Director
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    Monday, April 11, 2022 — 5 pm — Free
    Jazz Combo Showcase
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream

     

    MASTER CLASS
    Wednesday, April 13, 2022 — 2 pm — Free
    Duo Diorama — MingHuan Xu, Violin, and Winston Choi, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    BULLOCK SERIES
    Wednesday, April 13, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Charge
    Duo Diorama — MingHuan Xu, Violin, and Winston Choi, Piano
    Dalton Center Recital Hall — Livestream
    pre-concert talk at 7 pm
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    SPRING CONFERENCE ON WIND AND PERCUSSION MUSIC
    Thursday, April 14, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    University Wind Symphony — Scott Boerma, Conductor
    with Julie Giroux, Guest Composer
    Miller Auditorium

     

    CONVOCATION SERIES
    Wednesday, April 20, 2022 — 1 pm — Free
    Pi Kappa Lambda Honors Convocation
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    Wednesday, April 20, 2022 — 7:30 pm — Free
    Campus Choir — Evan Stoor, Conductor
    Dalton Center Recital Hall

     

    CONCERTO COMPETITION CONCERT
    Saturday, April 23, 2022 — 8 pm — Free
    University Symphony Orchestra — Andrew Koehler, Conductor
    Miller Auditorium

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